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Beaverdam, Doswell and Montpelier – Debbie Murphy

September 7, 2017

I hope everyone had an exciting week and if you were in the back to school mode, I hope that went smoothly for you! As usual, there are plenty of events on the horizon, so I hope you can take a break and attend some of the fun things coming up in our area.

This Saturday, September 9th, is the B’dam BrewJAM Craft Beer Festival – hosted by the Beaverdam Ruritans at Ruritan Park 18002 Teman Road Beaverdam, VA. The Festival is from 12 noon – 6pm and it’s Rain or Shine. The Atkinsons are the featured band with Life Support the Band opening up. Great selection of Food Trucks, Eclectic Vendors, a Beer Garden, Corn Hole and more. Advance Tickets on line thru Eventbrite or the website www.BrewJAM,org. We love dogs, but please leave them home. Questions call Rose 804-986-8970.

The Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Company would like to invite everyone to their 5th Annual Family Fun Day & Drew Goodman Memorial Blood Drive, this event is Raising childhood cancer awareness and will take place on Sunday, September 10th at the Beaverdam Fire Company, located at 16150 Trainham Road, Beaverdam from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $7 chicken dinners will be prepared and served by Hanover professional firefighters. There will be games, bounce house, food, face painting, dunk tank, cake walk, fire & EMS displays, vendor booths, funnel cakes, snow cones, T-Shirts, silent auction, bake sale and more. All proceeds to benefit childhood cancer charities: ASK & Special Love. Hope you can be there to enjoy and help this wonderful cause.

The Beaverdam American Legion Post 90 invites you to their next Post meeting, which will take place Monday, September 11th., at 7:30 p.m. 17662 Beaver Dam Road, Beaverdam. All Veterans welcome. Post Commander Eugene Truitt (804) 746-4734.

Then there is an All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast is back and the menu will include Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Potatoes, Spiced Apples, Biscuits, Cornbread, Coffee, and Juice.  Also, Take-outs available.

This is sponsored by the Doswell Ruritan Club and will take place at the Doswell Community Center located at 16433 N. Washington Hwy., on Saturday September 16th 6 – 9 AM. $9.00 for adults. $4.00 ages 4-10. Thanks for your support.

The CrossOver Band has a new schedule at Fork Church, 12566 Old Ridge Road, Doswell, this month there community music event will take place on September 23rd, and then on THIRD Saturdays after that.  The time is 7:00-9:00 pm.  And the cost is $5 at the door, $10 for whole family.  Meet the band members and play “Surprise Chair” and Open Mic with us.  There is space for dancing.

The Doswell Ruritan Club will be hosting a Flea Market/Bake Sale on October 7th at the Doswell Community Center. The community center is located on Route 1 just northwest of the Doswell Post Office. If you would like a space to sell your goods please call Betty Lee Stanley at 804-368-0035 for details.

Please let me know if you have any other news you’d like to share, too, such as births, marriages, birthdays, retirements, etc. I’m always looking for good news to share! My email address is murphydeb@embarqmail.com; my fax number is (804) 752-7858 and my phone number is (804) 227-3664.